Dallas Deli Debut

By
Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Dallas Premier TX #0552717

There's a new deli in Dallas - Gio’s Café & New York Deli. I didn't know about it until last night, but now word of mouth is spreading fast.  Wish I Gio's Delihad known last week because it would have saved me a drive up to Campbell and Preston when I had a craving for a hot pastrami on rye that I thought only the Deli-News could cure.

Gio's is a New York-style delicatessen and restaurant, now open at Preston Valley Shopping Center, located at the southwest corner of Preston Road and LBJ Freeway (which is, happily, within walking distance of the Keller Williams Dallas Premier office). There have been other delicatessens in this same location, most recently Roasters & Toasters and Ed's.

The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with specialties such as stuffed cabbage, goulash, Romanian steak, corned beef and cabbage, smoked fish platters and gourmet Angus burgers.  Many items are flown in from the Carneige Deli in New York. There are meats (including by the pound), smoked fish, cheeses, sour pickles, pastries, knishes and breads among other mouth-watering fare.

The restaurant is owned and operated by Spiro & Lisa Giannopoulos. Spiro started in the restaurant business in 1978 as co-owner of Cuzin’s Restaurant in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Dallas in 1989 and has since been involved with the Deli-News, Royal Café, Café Meditterane and Paesanos.  I asked him where the name of the restaurant came from, since neither he nor his wife are Gio.  He told me that Lisa worked at Lawry's and had to wear a name tag.  No one could pronounce her last name there, so they called her Mrs. Gio.  When Spiro contemplated a name for the deli, he suggested that Lisa name it after herself, so she chose Gio's.

Gio's DeliGio’s Café & New York Deli is open Tuesday through Saturday, 7:00 am - 9:00 pm and Sunday & Monday, 7:00 am -3:00 pm.

Visit them at:
12817 Preston Rd. #129
Dallas, TX  75230
972-387-4467
www.giosdeli.com

I had a hot pastrami on rye with a schmear of mustard, a side of potato salad, and a sour pickle for lunch today.  I'll be back to Gio's soon to sample more from their menu.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by

Lorrie Semler, e-PRO, GRI, SRES
Addison Resident/Addison Expert                                                      Subscribe Button
Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate.
Keller Williams - Dallas Premier
972-416-3417

http://www.AddisonUpdate.com                                                                                                                         

2011 Recipient of Addison Magazine's Readers Choice
Award for Best Residential Real Estate Agent.                                                              

 Keller Williams Logo                                                                                               

    Find me on the Web:

Lorrie Semler Facebook Lorrie Semler LinkedInLorrie Semler Twitter

 Search for Your Addison Home:

Addison Townhomes For Sale

Addison Condos For Sale

Addison Duplexes For Sale

Addison Single Family Homes For Sale

Addison Land/Lots For Sale

 

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the tree to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Topic:
Real Estate General Information
Location:
Texas Dallas County Dallas
Groups:
Collin County, TX Real Estate Professionals
Family Ties
Local Expert
Out Of The Box!
Posts to Localism
Tags:
dallas tx

Comments 4 New Comment

Ambassador
740,646
Steve Shatsky
Dallas Real Estate & Short Sale Specialist (214)213-0340
Prudential Texas Properties

Hi Lorrie... We need to go there for lunch.  You know that I have been looking for good deli in Dallas!

January 30, 2011 10:59 PM
Rainmaker
697,191
Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417
Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
Keller Williams Dallas Premier

And I'll bet they might even have bacon.

January 31, 2011 08:18 PM
Rainmaker
20,242
Rockie Marvel, REALTOR (214) 801-0908
Your Dallas Area Real Estate Resource
Keller Williams Central (www.RockieMarvel.com)

Sounds like a great place - will have to try.  Let me know when you go next and maybe we can meet there.

February 16, 2011 10:17 PM
Rainmaker
697,191
Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417
Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
Keller Williams Dallas Premier

Rockie: How about after a Monday morning KW Dallas Premier office meeting?

February 17, 2011 08:47 AM
Rainmaker
697,191

Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417

Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
Want more information? Just ask!
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the eye to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Additional Information

Ah, Addison! Not a city, but a "town." The Town of Addison. The best place to live and work in North Texas. There's something to be said about a place that doesn't take itself too seriously. Note the exclamation point in the town's name. Here you'll find the ruminations, rants and raves of one of the town's realtors and residents.